Dissection of unsuspicious para-aortic lymph nodes does not improve prognosis of advanced endometrial carcinoma with intra- or extra-abdominal metastasis.

@article{Ueda2011DissectionOU,
  title={Dissection of unsuspicious para-aortic lymph nodes does not improve prognosis of advanced endometrial carcinoma with intra- or extra-abdominal metastasis.},
  author={Yutaka Ueda and Mika Okazawa and Takayuki Enomoto and Tomomi Egawa-Takata and Toshihiro Kimura and Kiyoshi Yoshino and Masami Fujita and Yukinobu Ohta and Shoji Kamiura and Tadashi Kimura},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 12},
  pages={
          4513-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to analyze the significance of dissection of unsuspicious para-aortic lymph nodes (PAN) in patients with advanced endometrial carcinomas with intra- or extra-abdominal metastasis. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective comparison of the results of PAN dissection versus non-dissection for endometrial carcinomas with macroscopic metastatic lesions beyond the uterus (without significant swelling of the regional lymph nodes, including PAN), whose… CONTINUE READING

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